Why We Only Remember the Winners!

Take a Pause with Varun Duggirala

14-10-2022 • 3 mins

Do you know who the first man on the moon was? The first Indian to win the Olympic gold? History is notorious for honouring only the ones who have achieved the impossible. Emphasis on the word “achieved”. When we look at winners, it is easy to get swept up in the waves of their accomplishments; we want to emulate their journey.

It is common knowledge that for every winner that exists, there are far more who didn’t win. What can we do to learn from the best and the second-best? Tune in to today’s episode as Varun breaks down ‘Survivorship Bias’.

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About the show

“Take apause with Varun Duggirala” ( previously “The  Varun Duggi show”) is a thrice a week podcast that’s meant to enable its listeners to take a pause amidst the chaos of their daily lives to learn tools, embrace ideas and soak in concepts that will help them find motivation, build the right mindset and perform at their best. Varun also occasionally taps into the minds of truly interesting people to give listeners a learn from and use in their work, life and everything in-between.

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